This year the ASP World Surfing Awards will be handing out accolades from all fronts with awards decided by the ASP, the surfers on tour and the public across an array of new and exciting categories!

  • World Champions
  • Runners-Up
  • Rookie Of The Year
  • Peter Whitaker Award
  • Breakthrough Performer

Voted by Surfers

  • Surfer’s Surfer – (surfer on tour with the most admirable qualities)
  • Heat Of The Year
  • Manoeuvre Of The Year

Voted by the Fans : (Voting Coming Soon)

  • Male Wave Of The Year
  • Female Wave of the Year

2012 Award Recipients:

ASP World Champion: Kelly Slater (USA)
ASP Women’s World Champion: Carissa Moore (HAW)
ASP World Runner-Up: Joel Parkinson (AUS)
ASP Women’s World Runner-Up: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)

ASP World Rookie of the Year: Julian Wilson (AUS)
ASP Women’s World Rookie of the Year: Tyler Wright (AUS)

ASP Breakthrough Performer of the Year: Gabriel Medina (BRA)
ASP Women’s Breakthrough Performer of the Year: Courtney Conlogue (USA)

ASP World Junior Champion: Caio Ibelli (BRA)
ASP Women’s World Junior Champion: Leila Hurst (HAW)

ASP World Longboard Champion: Taylor Jensen (USA)
ASP Women’s World Longboard Champion: Lindsay Steinriede (USA)

ASP Masters Champion: Nathan Webster (AUS)
ASP Grand Masters Champion: Iain Buchanan (NZL)

ASP Men’s Entertainer (Fan Vote): Kelly Slater (USA)
ASP Women’s Entertainer (Fan Vote): Carissa Moore (HAW)

ASP Men’s Underrated (Fan Vote): Gabriel Medina (BRA)
ASP Women’s Underrated (Fan Vote): Silvana Lima (BRA)

ASP Surfers’ Surfer (Men’s Peer Vote): Michel Bourez (PYF)
ASP Heat of the Year (Men’s Peer Vote): Julian Wilson (AUS) vs. Kai Otton (AUS), Rip Curl Pro Portugal
ASP Manoeuvre of the Year (Men’s Peer Vote): Kelly Slater (USA), Quiksilver Pro New York

ASP Surfers’ Surfer (Women’s Peer Vote): Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)
ASP Heat of the Year (Women’s Peer Vote): Carissa Moore (HAW) vs. Sally Fitzgibbons, Roxy Pro Gold Coast
ASP Manoeuvre of the Year (Women’s Peer Vote): Tyler Wright (AUS), Roxy Pro Gold Coast

ASP Peter Whittaker Award: Bethany Hamilton (HAW)
ASP Lifetime Membership Award: Larry Bertlemann (HAW)